Ongoing Projects and Groups:
- The after school club is held two afternoons a week (Tues 3.30pm - 8pm and Thurs 1530-1730) and is for 8-15 year olds on their own or families of all ages. Entrance is free for children that come on their own.
- This time is also now geared towards families who are welcome to join with their children and extended family.
- Entry is £1 per family with affordable meals for all available to purchase.
- Club offers sports, games, and arts and crafts activities
- There is also a fully equipped IT suite available for homework and Internet use
- Young people have the chance to make friends, interact with others, assistance completing their homework or just chill out in a safe secure environment.
- This programme also runs through every school holiday, except Christmas, every Tuesday 10am - 5pm and Thursday from 0930-1630.
- The Jack Petchey Scheme is designed to enable young people (aged 11 – 25 years in London, Essex) to achieve their potential by inspiring, investing in, developing and promoting activities that increase their personal, social, emotional and physical development.
- Within this framework we award three young people a year for their efforts recognising potential whilst nurturing and encouraging progression into adulthood.
- Young people are able to choose an activity that they and their peers wish to take part in. Winners’ choices are a variety of trips
A project aimed at people on pensions, which runs on a Monday afternoon starting at 1300 for lunches and finishes at 1600.
There are a variety of activities to suit everyone’s taste including quizzes, scrabble, bingo, cards.
The cost is £1 for the afternoon which includes afternoon tea.
Lunches are extra although still reasonably priced.
Subsidised taxi service to our members enabling them to feel less isolated, empowered and part of their community.
Intergenerational afternoons geared to entwine generations. The exchange of expertise from differing age cultures have included internet shopping and Facebook switched with oil painting and knitting.
· Without volunteers, Trinity Family Centre would not be able to run. The volunteers range from 15-84, with each one bringing invaluable skills and enthusiasm.
· The Young Volunteers Scheme was set up to encourage young people aged 14 and over to start volunteering and giving something back to their community.
· TFC also run their Annual Volunteer Awards as a small token of appreciation for their volunteers’ commitment.
· Volunteers are supported throughout their time spent at TFC with routes back to work, education and training also available.
· TFC’s funding comes from a combination of grants from various bodies, in-house fundraising and the charity shop. The two annual summer and Christmas fairs are also always a success.
· The Eat-In Community Café runs on Tuesdays from 1145-1330 where home cooked, healthy food is served at competitive prices
· The third Saturday of the month is dedicated to fathers. This is the chance for Dads', Grandads', Uncles', to engage with their children through play and the importance of interacting during breakfast time.
· All food is donated by local businesses dedicated to this initiative.
· Entry is £1 per child, all food and refreshments are inclusive of that price.
· The session runs from 1000-1200 and to date has been a roaring success.
· Dads’ Club TFC is open every third Saturday of the month for Dads’ and their children to attend.
· We Run a Excises Session for Pop in once a month